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I am a 38 year old construction worker from Brooklyn, New York.
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A review of The Devil in Miss Jonesby philbklyn on 12/16/2009The first paragraph was confusing to me. On the second page -- Was Tabitha really older than Miss Jones? Miss Jones is portrayed well, however, the stripper that is saving up for law school sounds a bit cliched. Things started getting interesting on page 7, with the man and the suitcase. the growing suitcase was not what I expected. The POV switch to Tabitha was a little... read
A review of Flamingo Plazaby philbklyn on 12/12/2009This was a well written story and a very enjoyable read. Even though I wasn't born yet in 1948, I felt a bit of nostalgia. I liked the mix of description, action, and thoughts -- very nice. I do have to say however that it was missing a plot, and therefore made it a memoir more than a short story -- of course there are no memoirs on this site, so I will have to give this... read
A review of Restorationby philbklyn on 12/12/2009The first sentence had me yawning, but then the character's thoughts came next and it was an excellent contrast -- very nice. I liked the way you showed the character's traits without interrupting the narrative flow. The stories about the garden and the family went together perfectly, and the ending was cute. This piece was well written and interesting. This review is short... read